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  1. Quilt as you go

    by , 04-10-2014 at 03:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by luckydiver17 View Post
    Would any of you be worried about doing this way of quilt as you go? I know most people don't like stitching in the ditch when seams are pressed open. This way has you quilt the tip and batting, press seams open, and then add the back and stitch in the ditch. I want to try this but that makes me a little nervous, also it seems like the seams might be pretty bulky. I want to try quilt as you go but I don't want to hand stitch the back or add sashing so this seemed like a good alternative. Thanks!
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  2. Handiquilter using Sew Clever II???

    by , 04-07-2014 at 05:49 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by pennylynne View Post
    Does anyone have a Handiquilter and is using the Sew Clever II system with it? I am checking different computerized options and this was suggested to me but I can't seem to locate reviews on it.
    Thx,
    Lynne
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  3. deeprun

    by , 04-07-2014 at 03:05 PM
    Hello again from S. Jersey This is new to me. I have been reading the quilting board for a little while and this is my first entry. I have been quilting for about 5 years and my husband has made a wonderful quilting area for me and now I have 4 friends who come to quilt every Thursday. We donate almost every quilt that we make and what a blessing we get. Signing off for now from S. Jersey.
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  4. Looking for Donkey/Mule fabric?

    by , 04-06-2014 at 08:59 PM
    I'm looking for this donkey/mule fabric or any other donkey/mule fabric that is slightly different. I want to start on a quilt for myself and am trying to track down all donkey fabrics.
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  5. Pricing and Selling your work

  6. Who's done this?

    by , 04-04-2014 at 01:59 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by rosiewell View Post
    I saved this quilt pic because i liked it a lot and I put it on my to do list, I know the pattern is Briar rose from Bonni Hunter I believe, but this quilt is on point and it looks great. I have misplaced the talented quilter's name on the post, can someone please tell me the name of the pattern and if I can purchase one, I cannot figure out how it comes together, thank you
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  7. Making half square triangles question

    by , 04-03-2014 at 04:19 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by cheffer45 View Post
    I have tried several ways on making 1/2 square triangles. Why do most of the helps like Thangles, Easy Angle & Tiger tape say to add 1/2" to strip measurement before cutting out? Then they come out too large, all have to be trimmed down. Isn't that a lot of extra work? I have used the Angler 2 in the past, that fits on the bed of my machine, and had fairly good luck but just wondering about trying one of these other methods. What is the method you use or what works best for you. Just curious.
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  8. How to fix color bleeding on quilts

    by , 04-01-2014 at 11:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Craftnut View Post
    Fellow blogger Vicki Welsh on her blog Field Trips in Fiber has done the work of creating a tutorial showing you how to get those bleeds out, and what causes a lot of problems. She used a color catcher but it didn't work. Check out her blog post and download her how-to document so you will have this info when you need it -
    http://vickiwelsh.typepad.com/field_...read-this.html
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  9. The perfect clock for my sewing room!

    by , 04-01-2014 at 04:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by gale View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by pahega View Post
    I bought two clocks from this company last spring in a home decor store in Lafayette, IN. One is the little sewing machine and the other is a mixer like a Kitchen Aid.
    OOOHH Can you share the store?? We go to Lafayette every few weeks and I want these clocks!!
    Sorry this reply is so late. I'm not positive, but think the store's name was Gretel's. It was a home decor type of store in West Lafayette. Hope this helps!
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  10. boxed edges on pillow help

    by , 03-31-2014 at 11:59 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by bee3 View Post
    Im trying to figure out how to sew a boxed edge on a small pillow, but can't find a good tutorial and when I have seen them, I still don't understand it. Maybe Im not calling it the right thing? I am trying to make a very small rectangle or square shape with boxed edges. Thanks for your help! Bee
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